Quick Apartment Cooking with Delicious Thai Chicken Sauté Recipe

Spice up your workday with a quick and easy Thai dish that comes together quickly.

This Thai chicken sauté combines the exotic Thai flavors beautifully to create a dish that the whole family will enjoy.

Try something new and fresh for an original dinner recipe that will quickly become a fan favorite.


  • 1 bag of boil-in-bag rice, approximately 3 ½ ounces
  • 1 ½ pounds of chicken breast tenders
  • 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon of fish sauce
  • 4 teaspoons of canola oil
  • 1 cup of onion, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sriracha (hot chile sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger, ground
  • ½ cup of light coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon of fresh lime juice
  • 4 lime wedges


  1. Cook the rice by following the rice package directions. Set aside and keep warm by covering the rice.
  2. Toss the chicken tenders in cornstarch and fish sauce. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat up one tablespoon of oil over medium to high heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and sauté for 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the pan.
  3. Heat the remaining oil (1 teaspoon) in the pan and add garlic, onion, and ginger. Sauté for one minute and return the chicken to the pan. Cook for another minute or until done. Stir in the coconut milk, Sriracha, sugar, and juice. Cook for another 45 seconds to a minute or until the mixture is thoroughly heated.
  4. Serve each dish with chicken and rice and lime wedges on the side.

This delicious Thai chicken dish is courtesy of Cooking Light.